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A new book argues that surprise, whether good or bad, is critical for bringing vitality to our lives.
“Seeking the death penalty and securing the death penalty should not obligate us to implement the death penalty.”
One of my most precious experiences was finding a list in my dad’s handwriting as I sat in his recliner in my parents’ home. When I asked my mom about it, she told me it was his pr…
Reflections on Pope Francis’ Year of Mercy and my return to being Catholic
I was once in a workshop with celeb-yogi extraordinaire Sadie Nardini, and she asked us a question that really stuck with me. I’m going to paraphrase here:“If you could tell the wo…
A couple of weeks ago during a Q&A session after a talk I gave I was asked, “Why aren’t you a Christian?” I was intrigued by the question and its corollaries: Why I’m not a Muslim,…
I know of no spiritual teacher or person who more fully embodies peace and compassionate understanding than Thich Nhat Hanh, or Thay, as he is lovingly known by his students.
If we crack the “Aging Code,” we’re all in the shark tank.
The mystic Osho talks about “happiness” and “misery,” and turns the conventional wisdom about these seemingly polar opposites on its head.
Here are the five things your partner is trying to get you to believe about yourself, them, and your relationship when they lie to you.
As a society, we turn a blind eye to obvious trauma, making one’s story more difficult.
“And thus we observe/ Seed to root to plant to flower to seed/ Earth to bloom to earth/ A soul returns.”
The “dismal science” of economics looks at reducing cruelty.
The problem with being a people-pleaser is that you are putting everyone else’s needs before your own.
The right fats increase your carotenoid absorption by 800 percent
Like childhood play, your whole being checks in for skiing.
There’s wonderful story shared in one of writer Dan Millman’s Peaceful Warrior series books about a man on a somewhat mystical journey. He finds himself walking down a beautiful be…
Some brains perform less accurately in the wee hours, a new study shows.
Nostalgia has been found to be a valuable coping tool for dealing with loneliness, boredom, and anxiety.
A Tourist Town Where Mindfulness Is the Main Attraction